A Dual Mission, Accomplished

This Washington, D.C.-area firm specializes in winning federal contracts that help people with disabilities, while employing workers with disabilities to do the work. Sheila Newman knows her way around government contracts, and the nation’s capital. When navigating both, you have to be able speak the language of acronyms, she says. For Newman, so fluent is … Continue reading “A Dual Mission, Accomplished”

From War to Wall Street

The transport mission from Baghdad in April 2002 was just like any other for Fred Phelan, an experienced aircraft navigator in the U.S. Air Force. That was until an explosion violently rocked his C-130 turbo prop cargo airplane. Phelan and his crew had been ambushed by rocket fire and a surface to air missile, causing … Continue reading “From War to Wall Street”